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STUDENTS BELOW 12 YEARS OF AGE

n pursuance of the policy of Andhra Pradesh State Government, Corporation has implemented the facility of issuing free bus passes to all the students below 12 years of age w.e.f. 01.02.1984, to travel free from the residence to school and back, irrespective of whether the Institution is of Government, aided or private one. There is no distance restriction for availing the bus pass. The facility is available in cities / towns and in rural areas.
Eligibility: The School / Institution shall be of Govt., Govt. aided or private registered one. The Head of the Institution shall certify the date of birth and bonafides of the students. Free route pass between residence and school will be issued by the nearest Depot Manager.

FREE TRAVEL BUS PASSES TO GIRL STUDYING UPTO CLASS X AND BELOW

Based on the decision of the Government of Andhra Pradesh vide letter No.12540/Tr.III(2)/2000-1, dt. 21.08.2000, Corporation has implemented free travel facility to all girl students upto an upper age limit of 18 years, studying Class X and below. This facility is extended for travel between the residence and school by ordinary services upto a maximum distance of 20 KMs. in rural areas and 22 KMs. in cities / towns.
Eligibility: Girl students up to an upper age limit of 18 years studying class X and below shall be issued with free route pass between the residence to school and back upto a maximum distance upto 20 KMs. in rural areas and 22 KMs. in cities / towns. The students studying in Govt., Govt. aided or private registered school are eligible for which the Head of the school shall certify the date of birth and bonafides of the students.

STUDENT PASSES IN CITIES / TOWNS

The students studying in the colleges located in cities / towns are issued with slab rated quarterly route bus passes for a minimum slab of 4 KMs. to 22 KMs. maximum.
These students are also issued with Monthly as well as Quarterly General bus tickets on the strength of which they are allowed to perform unrestricted journeys.
Eligibility: The school / college / higher educational and Technical institution where the student is studying shall have recognition of the State or Central Govt. The courses shall be of full time in nature. The students shall not be in receipt of any stipend / fellowship and should not have been employed. The institution shall have affiliation to any Board or University of the State / Central Govt. which conducts examinations and issues certificates. The students shall obtain certification of the Head of the Institution in the application form prescribed and submit to obtain the bus pass from the nearest Unit Manager.

STUDENTS OF HIGH SCHOOLS / COLLEGES

Students above 12 years of age studying in various schools / colleges, Higher Educational Institutions, Technical Institutions including private unaided Cooperative Junior Colleges and ITIs which are of the Government or recognized by the Andhra Pradesh State Government or Central Government or by the Government Board or affiliated to University are issued slab rated Monthly route bus passes whose tariff is based on the distance involved, valid for travel by the Ordinary buses only. These passes are issued for travel upto a maximum distance of 35 KMs. in case of students of Colleges / Higher Educational Institutions and upto 20 KMs. in respect of High School Students.

Eligibility: The school / college / higher educational and Technical institution where the student is studying shall have recognition of the State or Central Govt. The courses shall be of full time in nature. The students shall not be in receipt of any stipend / fellowship and should not have been employed. The institution shall have affiliation to any Board or University of the State / Central Govt. which conducts examinations and issues certificates. The students shall obtain certification of the Head of the Institution in the application form prescribed and submit to obtain the bus pass from the nearest Unit Manager.

SPECIAL GENERAL BUS TICKETS

In addition to all the above types of bus passes, Corporation is also issuing Special Monthly General bus tickets in cities / towns to the students who are studying Job Oriented Courses. These bus passes are priced a little higher than the tariff charged to other regular students.

EXCLUSIVE TRIPS TO SPECIAL SCHOOL / COLLEGES

Corporation operates exclusive buses to special schools / colleges, where the number of students utilizing the facility is not less than 60. This facility is available both in cities / towns and in rural areas.
Students numbering not less than 60 willing to avail exclusive student special shall be provided with exclusive bus facility. The minimum route length for operating the service is 16 KMs. in cities / towns and 20 KMs. in rural areas. The tariff shall be collected extra on pro-rata basis, depending upon the additional distance involved.

GREATER HYDERABAD PASS

The General commuters, students and NGOs are issued with "GREATER HYDERABAD" passes in twin cities and Krishnaveni Darshan and Visakha Darshan passes being issued in Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam cities respectively. The holder of this bus pass is allowed to perform unrestricted travel by city / suburban buses operating in that city in addition to availing the facility by Pallevelugu buses upto the destination and vice versa for which the ticket is purchased. The fare of this ticket is computed on the basis of monthly suburban General bus ticket plus the fare chargeable for the additional distance involved thereafter.
Eligibility: These passes are issued to general public and students. The cost of the pass is fixed at the base rate of Suburban General Bus ticket and additional fare beyond Suburban limits depending upon the distance involved.

MONTHLY SEASON TICKET (MOFUSSIL)

Monthly season tickets are issued to the regular commuters like office goers, students, business men etc., in rural areas upto a maximum distance of 100 KMs. (20 stages). These passes are of two types viz., Pallevelugu and Express Monthly season tickets. The tariffs of these passes are fixed basing on the distance the pass holder intends to travel from one stage to another.

EMPLOYEES'S CHILDREN
As a welfare measure to the employees of the Corporation, all the children of the employees studying in schools / colleges are extended student bus pass facility at an additional concession of 75 % over the rates of bus passes charged to other students.